Victor Gardrinier

Posts by Victor Gardrinier

What makes a great chatbot?

by on August 4, 2017 9:14 am
For the purpose of this article, we will only consider computer-human relationships. Chatbot to Chatbot discussion is another hot (and controversial) topic especially with the recent Facebook AI shut down, whose AI program started to speak in its own language. For more information on this topic, I recommend the following link:   But for now,… Read more What makes a great chatbot?


by on July 28, 2017 11:31 am
One could define Big Data as “the growth in the volume of structured and unstructured data, the speed at which it is created and collected, and the scope of how many data points are covered.”[1] According to Jeffrey Welser Vice President and Lab Director at IBM Research, unstructured data volume grows exponentially. Today, in just… Read more BIG DATA AND MODERN SURVEILLANCE SYSTEMS

Challenges and issues raised by the IoT

by on July 20, 2017 7:09 pm
The Internet of things is a buzz word which has been written about extensively. One could, however, define IoT as follows: “A network of Internet-connected objects able to collect and exchange data using embedded sensors” [1]. Its possible impact is global. It could affect countless industries (defence, agriculture, healthcare, connected home…) and devices (thermostats, kitchens,… Read more Challenges and issues raised by the IoT

Brains vs computers?

by on July 14, 2017 10:42 am
Computers are incredibly fast, accurate, and stupid. Human beings are incredibly slow, inaccurate, and brilliant. Together they are powerful beyond imagination.” Quote attributed to Albert Einstein. This article aims at introducing the ambiguous relationship between human brains and modern computers. Brains vs computers How different are they? How can one help another? Although they both… Read more Brains vs computers?

Transparency and Innovation in California:

by on July 6, 2017 5:53 pm
Dr. Daniel Barreto introduced the CIO’s objective in a company by saying that a CIO should “power a competitive business full of opportunities and challenges.” Ambiguity and paradoxical situations are part of the job description as the CIO must balance between Cybersecurity issues, regulation compliances, and transparency. Two separate issues that are hard to associate… Read more Transparency and Innovation in California: